Author: Clarissa Allen

Fargo Police Offers Free Boxing & Self Defense Classes

A new way to connect with kids in local high schools to become more trusting of police and law enforcement.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The Fargo Police Department’s Community Engagement team is taking action in order to get kids more involved in the city. A community trust officer from the force is taking time out of his day to connect with kids in local high schools to become more trusting of police and law enforcement. Officer David Carlson said once…

BLM Protest in Response to “White Lives Matter” Flyer

A controversial flyer made its way around town and sparked up community activists.

FARGO, N.D.-(KVRR) People made it their mission to dismiss hate and racism in the city of Fargo with a counter protest to a “White Live Matter” rally that was planned for this weekend. KVRR’s Clare Allen was there with the activists downtown and gives us a closer look. “No hate no KKK no racist USA” “Treat everybody equal.”  Community activists…

Minnesota State Weightlifting Championships

Moorhead high school hosted championships for the first time.

FARGO, N.D.-(KVRR) The Moorhead Spuds hosted the Minnesota State Weightlifting Championship for the first time in the school’s history. KVRR’s Clare Allen gives a look at what took place on the girl’s team. “It empowers you like nothing else. “It makes me feel strong,” Seniors Carleigh Vedder and Mackenzie Neuhalfen said.  These girls put the “M” in muscle. The Moorhead…

Rape & Abuse Crisis Center raises awareness during Sexual Assault Awareness Month

FARGO, N.D. – April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. It is also known by the acronym SAAM. Advocates say the goal of SAAM is to raise public awareness about sexual violence and to educate communities on how to prevent it. This year’s campaign slogan is build safe online spaces since technology is such a big part of people’s lives. “Technology…

Red River Children’s Advocacy Center helps abuse victims through their worst times

The month of April is dedicated to help bring knowledge and be aware of a public health issue in the world.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – April is Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month. “They can take a stand,” Anna Frissell stated. April is child abuse awareness and prevention month all across the world. The Red River Children’s Advocacy Center is making sure that families are given the correct tools to prevent a tragic happening due to child abuse. “We try to…

National Guard leader describes Western ND wildfire response

The National Guard is on standby for additional help.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – High and very high fire danger continues through all parts of North Dakota and near critical fire weather is expected across the state with a Red Flag warning in effect. “The National Guard is essential to any whole government national response and we are the first military response on site we are very pleased to be…

Easter Egg Hunt hosted by local restaurant

Families were able to enjoy food and fun in the sun

FARGO, N.D. -(KVRR) — “We are family friendly with that being said we thought what better way to do that then bring in the holiday season incorporated in a little way” The Easter bunny made a stop at a local restaurant this weekend in order to give kids some fun and happiness. Kiddos from all ages were able to stop…

NDSU offers Bison Strides equine therapy

This therapy allows individuals to receive therapy in a fun-filled and a not so typical therapy environment.

FARGO, N.D – (KVRR) – Get your boots and helmet and saddle up for a ride. “We see a lot of benefits for people of abilities who are riding,” North Dakota State Associate Professor Animal Sciences Dr. Erika Berg said. North Dakota State University offers equine activities and assisted therapies in a program called Bison Strides. The three programs within…